Sarah Justmann, nurse practitioner with Medical Associates Clinic, has joined the Department of Psychiatry, where she will care for adults and children on a full-time basis. She has been with Medical Associates since 2006, caring for patients at Hillcrest Mental Health Center.
Theisen Supply Inc., corporate headquarters for Theisen's Home Farm Auto stores, announced that Shane Eide was promoted to buyer and will be in charge of purchasing farm department needs. He has been with the company for a year, most recently as a floor supervisor at Pella, and as a farm department sales associate at Indianola prior to that position. Before joining Theisen's, he was employed with Agri-Credit in Johnston, Iowa.
Prudential Financial Inc. announced the following:
Brooke Burlage accepted the position of defined contribution/ benefit associate.
Terri Ehlinger and Jessica Russett were promoted to relationship specialist.
Jodi Kress rejoined the company as a relationship specialist.
Raymond Castro joined the company as a manager, relationship management. He will be managing a team of relationship managers servicing key account clients within the Western Region.
Ashley Merfeld, Kayla Sieverding, Austin Law, Jennifer Farrey, Jennifer Ginter-Lyght, Kaitlan Larson, Kelsey Ling, Megan Leibfried, Casey Killian, Kevin Cavers, Amber Benko, Cathy Frailey, Jeremy Wahl, Steffany Walker, Frank Pereiro, Jeremy Runde, Kevin Engelken, Zach Myers, Maria Buelow, Ashley Young, Erin Stolze, Lynn Kubitz, Luke Anderson, Ashley Clapham, Olivia Austin, Amanda Barton, Nichelle Lewis, Amy Smith-Mann, Jessica Mausser, Keisha Fountain, Irish Shumaker, Gary Galle, Christine Loffa, Elizabeth Meehan, Lainey Ludwig, Julie Hohnstadt, Kelly Kirkpatrick, Michael Mulert, Natasha Kerr, Nicholas Czeshinski, Sean Pottow and Justin Boxleiter have joined the company as customer service associates working in the Participant Service Center.
HK Financial Services announced the following:
Terrence (Terry) Cushman joined the company as senior business development specialist. He assists financial advisors in developing new insurance business. He has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services and insurance industry. He has a master's degree in agricultural business from the University of Wisconsin- Platteville and holds Series 6 and 63 licensing along with life and health insurance.
Alan Kutsch joined the company as RIA administrative assistant. He has more than 10 years of experience in the financial, retirement services and insurance industry. He has an associate of applied arts degree in accounting from Northeast Iowa Community College.
Lois Steines has been promoted to human resources/facilities manager. She has been with HKFS since 1999, and formerly held the position of administrative services supervisor.
Deanna Wille was promoted to senior financial services assistant. She has a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from Clarke College. She holds Series 6 and 63 Securities Licenses and is a registered representative with ProEquities Inc.
O'Connor, Brooks & Co., P.C., announced that Blake Ellinor joined the firm as a general services staff accountant in the Galena, Ill., office.
Doug Daubenberger, American Family Insurance agent in Dubuque, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Insurance Agency Program. He joins other agents who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to outstanding customer service. He has been with the agency since 1994.